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New resources available

RCAHMS Inventories, Curle Diaries and Inhabited House Tax are now released.

5 March 2014
New resources available

Scotland's place names revealed

The historical books which contain every place name in Victorian Scotland are now available online.

5 December 2013
Ordnance Survey Name Books

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2 September 2013
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Two more OS counties released

157 volumes for West Lothian and Wigtownshire are now available online.

29 August 2013
Place in Wigtownshire

Five more OS counties released

Fife and Kinross-shire, Aberdeenshire, Dumfriesshire, and Shetland.

5 August 2013
Access the Ordnance Survey name books

Who paid 18th century window tax?

218 Scottish window tax volumes are now available.

16 July 2013
Scottish Window Tax

New NLS resources now on ScotlandsPlaces

ScotlandsPlaces has now launched a number of new resources provided by the National Library of Scotland.

6 June 2013
The Word on the Street

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6 June 2013
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18th century shop and horse taxes now available

ScotlandsPlaces has now launched two more historical tax rolls, including 41 new volumes for Shop tax and Horse tax.

28 March 2013
Working horse tax

Two more OS name books now available

ScotlandsPlaces has launched another batch of OS name book counties which includes 78 new volumes for Morayshire, and East Lothian.

7 March 2013
Place in Morayshire

Two more OS name books now available

We've now launched two more Ordnance Survey name books counties, Perthshire and Sutherland

15 February 2013
Place in Sutherland

More historical tax rolls now available

We are pleased to announce that the 18th century dog tax, cart tax and carriage tax are now available to view online.

5 February 2013
Horse and cart

Three more Ordnance Survey name book counties released

ScotlandsPlaces has launched another batch of OS name book counties which includes 74 volumes for Banffshire, Orkney, and Kincardineshire.

14 January 2013
Place in Orkney

More new resources now available

We've now launched the Ordnance Survey Name Books for Dunbartonshire, Peeblesshire, and Selkirkshire.

19 December 2012
Place in Peeblesshire

New resources now available

ScotlandsPlaces has now launched the 1645-1831 historical Land Tax rolls and Ordnance Survey Name Books for Caithness and Renfrewshire.

19 November 2012
Land tax - Scottish Highlands

ScotlandsPlaces launches the subscriptions system

ScotlandsPlaces would like to present exciting new resources now available in our subscriptions system. These include newly digitised Historical Tax Rolls and Ordnance Survey Name Books.

28 August 2012
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The National Library of Scotland joins ScotlandsPlaces

The ScotlandsPlaces team are proud to announce the re-launch of the website which includes various resources from the project's new partner, the National Library of Scotland.

20 December 2010
National Library of Scotland

ScotlandsPlaces wins "Most Beneficial Information Service" award

ScotlandsPlaces wins "Most Beneficial Information Service" award in Glasgow.

9 April 2010
Association for Geographic Information

ScotlandsPlaces Launches

The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland and the National Archives of Scotland are proud to launch www.scotlandsplaces.gov.uk as part of Homecoming Scotland 2009.

25 October 2009
ScotlandsPlaces website at launch